Tag Archives: Book Club

Ross Pennie: Book Club/Book Launch

This review has been pending since June when Ross Pennie launched his latest book, Beneath the Wake, to an enthusiastic, standing room only crowd in Ancaster.  It also includes further discussion from our book club in October when Ross joined us … Continue reading

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18. Faithful (Alice Hoffman)

This month my in-person book club has a theme of “Kim’s choice” (Kim a.k.a my friend and official photographer for the majority of my book event postings).  She was responsible to pick the book that we will discuss tomorrow and … Continue reading

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44. 101 letters to a prime minister (Yann Martel)

“every person has a space next to where they sleep, whether a patch of pavement or a  fine bedside table.  In that space, at night, a book can glow.  And in those moments of docile wakefulness, when we begin to … Continue reading

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43. Unknown Enemy (Michelle Karl) Meet the Author

The great thing about being a member of a fabulous book club (besides the amazing group of women) is that we get to read books outside our comfort zone, books that challenge us and books that we might never have … Continue reading

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Meeting Tasneem Jamal (Where the Air is Sweet)

The book club had the pleasure of sharing a delicious dinner with Kitchener author Tasneem Jamal, author of  Where the Air is Sweet.   The story is a brilliant blend of Tasneem’s family history, incorporating events that the author remembered, anecdotes told … Continue reading

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